If you’ll remember back a few weeks ago, we dropped a report on what could potentially be one of the most devious tools in the whole belt of what the NSA has to offer. After spending over a year tracking the movements of a group that the researchers at Kaspersky Lab only refer to as Read More
Author: Chris Stobing
This week, the joint organization of Wikipedia and their subsidiary Wikimedia announced they would be launching an official lawsuit against the National Security Agency in a United States court of law.
Users of the popular BitTorrent client uTorrent recently discovered that the program had been installing software on their machines that utilized any idle CPU power on their computers to mine for Litecoin.
Well, that didn’t take very long, did it? Only a few short months after its release, the team behind Apple Pay is already working to clean up a series of hacks that have rendered their premier mobile payment service vulnerable to hackers skilled in the art of social engineering.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in the United States has voted to approve an extension on the NSA’s most controversial phone record collection programs until June 1.
If you tried to go on Lenovo’s main website on Thursday, instead of reaching the main portal of the hardware manufacturer you were likely greeted by a picture of what looks to be an average teenager, sitting in his room with his dog and a pair of bulky headphones wrapped on top of his head.
On Monday, the triple team of Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald, and Edward Snowden himself took to the news aggregation website Reddit to participate in an AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) on the tails of their Oscar win from Sunday night for the documentary Citizenfour.
According to a report this week from Glenn Greenwald’s leak-happy publication The Intercept, new documents out of the Snowden archive suggest that the NSA and GCHQ have been actively hacking the world’s largest provider of SIM cards in order to eavesdrop on cellphones on a global scale.
This week, the Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab released new details about a program developed by the NSA that was designed to burrow into the hard drives of computers from major manufactures such as Seagate, Western Digital, and Toshiba.
In what’s sure to take the cake as “largest heist in the history of modern commerce”, members of the research team at Kaspersky Lab have announced they had uncovered a massive operation undertaken by some of the world’s most sophisticated hacking rings, which netted everyone involved just over $1 billion by the time all was Read More